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Retirement Planning Ideas That Have Become Obsolete

Just like your iPhone or computer can become obsolete and need to be replaced, the way some people think about retirement is outdated and needs to be refreshed. As financial landscapes evolve, clinging to old assumptions can jeopardize your retirement security. Let’s explore some retirement planning ideas that many still cling to, but are no longer effective in today’s financial landscape.

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4 Things March Madness and Retirement Planning Have in Common

The month of March has become synonymous with college basketball and the drama of the NCAA Tournament. Millions tune in every year to watch the buzzer-beaters and upsets with the hope that their bracket can withstand the craziness.

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The Universal Truths in Retirement Planning (Part 2)

Retirement is a unique journey for each of us. The thought that there’s a one-size-fits-all solution is a myth, but what if we told you there are certain universal truths that can guide every retiree?

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The Universal Truths in Retirement Planning (Part 1)

Retirement is a unique journey for each of us. The thought that there’s a one-size-fits-all solution is a myth, but what if we told you there are certain universal truths that can guide every retiree?

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Even Responsible Savers Can Make Mistakes

It might sound a bit counter-intuitive but saving might also get you in trouble once you reach that next chapter. Even for people who have been very responsible with their money over the years, entering retirement can still be a challenge because it’s such a different stage of life.

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Ep 174: Lessons Learned from the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

The Silicon Valley Bank situation has gotten all of the financial headlines over the past week, and rightfully so. The event immediately triggered worries that another 2008 event might happen again, but is that concern justified? In this episode, we’ll explain why this run on SVB happened, what it really means, and what lessons we can learn from this.

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Is Having ‘Cash’ Good or Bad?

Of course, we all want a healthy bank account. Having a good amount of dollars within easy grasp is helpful in the case of emergencies or for medium-sized purchases where you don’t want to have to liquidate assets.

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Why a Long Life Can Be a Planning Risk

We all want to live a long, healthy life and thanks to developments in modern medicine, Americans are living well into their 80s and 90s on a regular basis. Life expectancy has increased by nearly a decade since 1970, and there’s no reason to believe that trend won’t continue into the future. While it’s wonderful…

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Ep 146: A Deep Dive Into RMDs (Part 1)

Everyone we’re working with for a retirement plan has to keep an eye on the age of 72 because that’s when the required minimum distributions begin. While we all know money has to come out of our retirement accounts, it’s not as simple to understand all the requirements and then execute that efficiently. Today we’ll provide you a deep dive into RMD starting with the accounts you own in part one.

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Understanding the Three Worlds of Money

A major hurdle to getting started with saving and investing is trying to figure out exactly where to begin. With so much information and so many products available, trying to narrow things down can feel a bit overwhelming.

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